DOE backs REE recovery from coal waste

DOE backs REE recovery from coal waste

Pilot plant would be capable of producing up to 3t of rare earth oxides from coal byproducts

Innovation

22 SEPTEMBER 2020
Mechel invests Rb1B in washing plants upgrade

Mechel invests Rb1B in washing plants upgrade

Washing plant ugrade seen as key to increasing production output

Plant

18 SEPTEMBER 2020
Polish unions may strike over plans to cut coal

Polish unions may strike over plans to cut coal

Solidarity union wants a plan that will keep coal amid decarbonisation plan,

Sustainability

15 SEPTEMBER 2020
Thriveni Earthmovers wins US$430M India coal contract

Thriveni Earthmovers wins US$430M India coal contract

Tamil Nadu-based Thriveni Earthmovers specialises in mining iron ore, copper, coal and bauxite.

Development

08 SEPTEMBER 2020
EMCO's AI scans for protective clothing

EMCO's AI scans for protective clothing

Video analytics reduced protective clothing violations.

Operational Excellence

07 SEPTEMBER 2020
Coal India orders 96 BelAZ dumper trucks

Coal India orders 96 BelAZ dumper trucks

The 240-tonne dumper trucks will be used in Chhattisgarh state in central India.

Fleet

28 AUGUST 2020
Teck slashes Westshore coal contract

Teck slashes Westshore coal contract

New contract secures annual shipping rates for 32.25Mt of met coal.

Transport

27 AUGUST 2020
Faster refuelling at Solntsevsky

Faster refuelling at Solntsevsky

High-speed refuelling system part of operation's efficiency programme.

Fleet

26 AUGUST 2020
American Resources signs processing deal for KY mine

American Resources signs processing deal for KY mine

Includes processing, storage, transport loading at Perry County Coal

Operational Excellence

25 AUGUST 2020
Drones find coal fires in China

Drones find coal fires in China

Thermal anomalies in the fire zone were made "very obvious" by the infrared data.

Innovation

25 AUGUST 2020
Glencore selects Modular Mining for United Wambo

Glencore selects Modular Mining for United Wambo

The Provision System is designed to deliver high-precision guidance to the mine's excavator.

Fleet

18 AUGUST 2020
Contango starts first Lubu offtake deal

Contango starts first Lubu offtake deal

Partner will be coke producer South Mining.

Supply chain management

17 AUGUST 2020